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  1. Now running cold blinds -- what's the next phase?

    OK, things are progressing very well for my young dog. Fear not, we've followed THE PROGRAM to a T, finished up pattern blinds with diversions last week and this week started cold land blinds for the...
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    CH Deauxquest Hard Day's Knight UDT VER RAE MH...

    CH Deauxquest Hard Day's Knight UDT VER RAE MH WCX CCA VCX OS DDHF ex CH Unicoi Sail Away Angel CDX TD MH** WCX CCA VCX OD DDHF
    :)
  3. I'm sure they won't roll up with the paddy wagon...

    I'm sure they won't roll up with the paddy wagon and book all the Junior handlers. Although, that would be hilarious. Don't worry about it.
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    Make em longer. You want the dog to sit down and...

    Make em longer. You want the dog to sit down and look to the end of the field and run. The distances you've made them are too short.
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    Hi Glenn we are in early transition having just...

    Hi Glenn we are in early transition having just finished Swimby about 2 weeks ago. I have not run any cold blinds. I stick to Lardy's flowchart like gospel but have added different drills in to fill...
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    Thanks Paul! that was the diagram I found from...

    Thanks Paul!
    that was the diagram I found from some former thread.

    I did a lot of reading and thinking about pattern blinds, diversions, blind drills, 4 phase drill and Paul's diversion training...
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    Uhhhhh. -- BJ not sure what you mean by that. We...

    Uhhhhh. -- BJ not sure what you mean by that. We finished Swimby a few weeks ago.
    I found several times in a search where /Paul describes his diversion drill which were very helpful.
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    Thanks guys for your input. Have another...

    Thanks guys for your input.
    Have another question after reading through RTF searches.....

    4 phase drill
    Is this something you do instead of blind drills, or in addition to, before going to...
  9. Thread: Ocala, Florida

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    Jacksonville RC actually based out of Williston...

    Jacksonville RC actually based out of Williston which is just NW of Ocala. Beautiful grounds and great tests.
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    Pattern Blinds w/ Diversions

    Hi guys,
    I am getting ready to run pattern blinds with diversions with my young dog. He has learned his three pattern blinds (they are ~150, 250 and 275 yards). He has been very successful doing...
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    And then there's that.

    And then there's that.
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    I have kept this thread for 6 1/2 years. Just...

    I have kept this thread for 6 1/2 years. Just brought it up and read it again for dog #3. Thank you Paul! You answered my question :)
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    Don't know if the 1 handler rule is or isn't in...

    Don't know if the 1 handler rule is or isn't in the newest UKC rulebook. This happened probably 3 years ago. All I know is I ran him in the first series because my mom was nervous, by the second...
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    However in UKC the dog must have the same handler...

    However in UKC the dog must have the same handler throughout. A few years ago I handed my mom's dog in a UKC Started test for the first series and they REFUSED to allow her to run HER OWN DOG in the...
  15. Thread: double t?

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    I use flamingoes instead of geese...

    I use flamingoes instead of geese shells/silhouettes. Just something different to mix it up. I live in Florida. They are easy to come by :)
  16. Thread: double t?

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    Hi TexGold -- I keep an online training journal...

    Hi TexGold -- I keep an online training journal for Bally's progress in field work, on another forum. I looked back and from the end of November when I did collar condition to sit it took me about 6...
  17. Thread: double t?

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    I just finished double T with my pup. Well I say...

    I just finished double T with my pup. Well I say pup he just turned two. I felt it was time to move on when I could run the whole double T with the dog holding a bumper in his mouth. Send with...
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    I think I see what you're getting at. Good...

    I think I see what you're getting at. Good training is finding the right balance of what is appropriate for your dog and his level of training. Using your terms, I think a control blind would be a...
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    My almost 2 year old we have just signed up. Our...

    My almost 2 year old we have just signed up. Our initial appointment was a few weeks ago and had to go back yesterday because they called and wanted more blood and nails. Anyways, it is a commitment...
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    Ran into this on FTP. Bark collar fixed it in two...

    Ran into this on FTP. Bark collar fixed it in two sessions.
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    IMO the "looking up" to "check in" is called...

    IMO the "looking up" to "check in" is called BUGGING and everything your dog is doing is a little bit of avoidance rolled up into one annoying habit. If you're on TT -- you've missed some steps and...
  22. x3 for the Primo Pads. They will make a custom...

    x3 for the Primo Pads. They will make a custom size to fit in the Ruff Tuff just perfect. They're the best.
  23. Thread: popping

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    I would consult with a local pro or experienced,...

    I would consult with a local pro or experienced, successful amateur who can watch you.
    This :

    "When I send her is running slow and waiting for it turning her head back at me. Sometimes it will...
  24. Hi! The point of single T is not to send them to...

    Hi!
    The point of single T is not to send them to the middle, stop them and handle every time; the point is to send them to the back pile and occasionally stop in the middle and cast to a pile. You...
  25. Thread: popping

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    Have you done force en route on your FTP? Have...

    Have you done force en route on your FTP? Have you applied it when she pops on the T? That's what it's there for....
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